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Re: Caster Semenya and the IAAF - a ruling lacking scientific backing

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Originally Posted by fufuqifuqishahah View Post
also a testosterone level bar would be a bad precedent (if even testosterone correlates with athletic performance). IE... one of the IAAF laws used to be to keep the testosterone under 10 nm/liter. Then the goal becomes to take supplements (for both girls who are lower and girls who are higher) to get just around 9.9. Isn't that the opposite of what IAAF wants?
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That's not how it works. The anti-doping system will detect such hormonal manipulation. Those limits would only apply to intersex and transwomen.
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